Things to do in Doha: Aug 1-7
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See some cool glass
The Museum of Islamic art launches two new exhibits this month, running until January. The Intelligence of Tradition: Antiquity and Early Islamic Glass and Illuminations: the Mosque Lamp as Iconographic Image.
Wed 1, Museum of Islamic Art. Entrance is free, open during regular museum hours. www.mia.org.qa
Catch some Ramadan sports
The QSports league is back, this time with special Ramadan Tournaments for men and women. Sports include volleyball, basketball, cricket and soccer. Tournaments run daily from 8.30pm-12.30am, with free admission to most events. Want to play? You can register a team for QR500 or as a free agent for QR175, and be assigned to a team.
Wed 1-Tues 7, TBD. www.qsportsleagues.com
Cheer on the athletes
You can order from The Square a la carte menu while watching on the screens in the Hive. Or, check out a deal: daily from 5pm-7pm, relax after work with a 35 per cent discount on food and beverage. Or, if you’re of the female persuasion, head over on Tuesdays for sporting action from 7pm-1am and get buy one, get on free on beverages as well as a 50 per cent discount on the buffet dinner at The Square.
Wed 1- Sun 12, Hive, InterContinental Doha The City. Call 4015 8888
Dive in to sushi
Eat your fill of sushi, including their signature carnivorous rolls, made form chicken, beef and duck. All you can eat sushi every Saturday from 6.30pm-11pm for QR129 per person.
Sat 4, Chopsticks, Wyndham Grand Regency Hotel. Call 4434 3203
Look in a book
Whether you’re a mum or not, join the Doha Mums for their monthly book swap. This month you can get a new-to-you book on August 7 and August 21. Bring books and magazines you want to swap and grab a new read! Children are welcom.
Tues 7, Starbucks, Landmark Mall. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for times.
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